Our Sociology/Anthropology Program prepares you for some of the most fascinating and rewarding careers by exploring connections among individuals, societies and culture. This program introduces you to perspectives for understanding human behavior and human conditions at levels that range from individuals in society to variability in social and cultural patterns and the organization of larger social structure. Sociology Major Field Tests (MFT) scores put Truman graduates in the top 5-10% of programs nationwide.
- Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Anthropology
- Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Anthropology
- Anthropology Minor
- Sociology Minor
Some majors teach how to be successful in a specific field, but sociology has taught me how to be a better member of society. My eyes were opened to different perspectives and beliefs, many of which I had no idea existed before my time here. The department has given me incredible knowledge and resources that have prepared me to take the next step in my personal and professional life, and I cannot wait to see where this path leads.
August 7, 2019
This summer, I interned at the Lewelling Quaker Museum in Salem, Iowa. The museum is dedicated to the Lewelling family, the Underground Railroad, and the Quaker faith. I have met hundreds of people from all over the country and from other continents. It has truly been an eye-opening experience for me. —Hannah Feehan (Sociology/Anthropology major, … Read More
August 5, 2019
As an intern for the Presiding 10th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd, I gained first-hand experience in the legal field and made countless connections with lawyers and judges throughout Northeast Missouri. I was able to help out with the local Guardian ad Litem training, attended a Federal Bar Seminar, looked into a post-conviction … Read More